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GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions


Legality can be defined as an act, agreement, or contract that is consistent with the law or state of being lawful or unlawful in a given jurisdiction. Legal principle that an accused may not be prosecuted for an act that is not declared a crime in that jurisdiction is actually about the Principle of legality which is part of the overall concept of legality.

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Organizations relating to Legality

Convention Abolishing the Legalization of Documents in the Member States of the European Communities / Est. 1987
German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation / Bonn, Germany / Est. 1992
WELMEC - European Cooperation in Legal Metrology / Delft, Netherlands / Est. 1990
World Jurist Association / Rockville MD, USA / Est. 1963
European Centre for Judges and Lawyers / Luxembourg, Luxembourg / Est. 1992
Evidence Photographers International Council / Atlanta GA, USA / Est. 1968
International Legal Assistance Consortium / Solna, Sweden / Est. 2000
International Organization of Legal Metrology / Paris, France / Est. 1955
International Federation of Women Lawyers / Milan, Italy / Est. 1944
European Convention on the Legal Protection of Services Based On, or Consisting Of, Conditional Access / Strasbourg, France / Est. 2001
Australasian Legal Information Institute / Broadway, Australia
Academy of European Private Lawyers / Milan, Italy / Est. 1992
International Association of Internet Hotlines / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1999
Association of Legal Administrators / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1971
European Legal Network on Asylum / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1985
European Convention on the Legal Status of Migrant Workers / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1977
European Council of Legal Medicine / Coimbra, Portugal
Convention on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union / Est. 2000
European Committee on Legal Cooperation / Strasbourg, France
European Convention on the Obtaining Abroad of Information and Evidence in Administrative Matters / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1978
Agreement on Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed at Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora / Est. 1994
Catholic Evidence Guild / London, UK / Est. 1921
International Bar Association - Legal Practice Division / London, UK / Est. 2004
International Organization for Forensic Odonto-Stomatology / Florence, Italy / Est. 1973
Legal Network International

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World Problems relating to Legality

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Cultivation of illegal drugs
Illicit drug trafficking
Illegal induced abortion
Unethical practices in forestry
Militarization of children
Unethical commercial practices
Inhuman conception by homosexual parents
Neglect of victims of crime
Journalistic irresponsibility
Securities and commodities exchange violations
Politicization of health standards
Unethical practices of national defence industries
Unethical sporting practices
Legal impediments to foreign investment
Telephone bugging
Unethical practices by police forces
Denial of right of complaint
Restrictive legal practices
Legal havens
Abusive traffic in immigrant workers
Vulnerable nuclear weapons arsenals
Illegal occupation of unoccupied property
Inappropriate local administrative organization
International trade in endangered species
Overuse of chemicals to control pests

Action Strategies relating to Legality

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Protecting children's rights
Expanding use of information technology for law
Restating legal verdict
Forming legal opinion
Making final legal judgement
Implementing environmental legal agreements
Educating lawyers
Improving international cooperation in reducing terrorism
Developing computer law
Studying international law
Recognizing legal validity of guardianship
Deterring crime with legal information
Implementing code of practice on transboundary movements of radioactive waste
Researching legal aspects of biodiversity protection
Settling consumer disputes on the internet
Adopting laws to prevent the illegal export or import of hazardous waste
Legalizing community rights to resource use
Establishing procedures for legal redress for environmental harm
Demanding protective legality
Regulating biodiversity conservation
Regulating electronic commerce
Upholding common acceptance of conferred legal powers
Collecting electronic evidence
Establishing forensic standards for electronic evidence
Collecting evidence

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